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West Coast Biotech Roundup: IPOs, Gilead, Sofinnova, & Denouements

Posted by sandiegobiotech July 25th, 2014 .
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What a week to round up. Against a backdrop of regulatory approvals, strategic deals, and R&D initiatives, a fresh salvo of life sciences IPOs signaled a resurgence in public offerings already…

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Pfenex Raises $50 Million in IPO

Posted by sandiegobiotech July 24th, 2014 .
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Pfenex Inc., a Sorrento Valley biotech firm specializing in a class of drugs called biosimilars, raised $50 million in its initial public offering July 23, selling 8.33 million shares at $6 per share.

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Genomics startup allies with Illumina

Posted by sandiegobiotech July 24th, 2014 .
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San Diego’s Cypher Genomics also brings top biotech executives on board.

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Stem cell agency tightens ethics rules

Posted by sandiegobiotech July 24th, 2014 .
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CIRM chief takes steps after controversy surrounding predecessor’s new position.

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Cypher Genomics’ Analytics Tech Gains Some Cred in Illumina Deal

Posted by sandiegobiotech July 24th, 2014 .
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It’s probably just a matter of time before a new company combines the rapidly advancing technologies of genome sequencing, genetic diagnostics, and Big Data to become the Google of bioinformatics….

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Sanford-Burnham commends summer 2014 high-school researchers

Posted by sandiegobiotech July 24th, 2014 .
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On July 18, eleven students from The Preuss School UCSD celebrated the completion of an intensive two-week summer research program with a poster symposium and luncheon at our La Jolla, Calif., campus.

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Sanford-Burnham commends summer 2014 high-school researchers

Posted by sandiegobiotech July 24th, 2014 .
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On July 18, eleven students from The Preuss School UCSD celebrated the completion of an intensive two-week summer research program with a poster symposium and luncheon at our La Jolla, Calif., campus.

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Reflections on RTP

Posted by sandiegobiotech July 24th, 2014 .
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Having moved to the Research Triangle Park region in 1987 when my husband was recruited to Glaxo, I now realize that we chose “the right place at the right time.” I started a post-doctorial…

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Reflections on RTP

Posted by sandiegobiotech July 24th, 2014 .
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Having moved to the Research Triangle Park region in 1987 when my husband was recruited to Glaxo, I now realize that we chose “the right place at the right time.” I started a post-doctorial…

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Xconomy Launches in Raleigh-Durham—10th Cluster in Our Network

Posted by sandiegobiotech July 24th, 2014 .
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Innovation, North Carolina style—at last. Ever since writing the original Xconomy business plan, I’ve been looking forward to the day when we began covering innovation in the Tar Heel state. Now, I…

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